Student Announcements 8/25/16

RHS Student Announcements
        Thursday,  August 25, 2016   A Day

Today:
MAP Testing begins for 9th and 10th grades
Adjusted bell schedule:
Period 1 - 8:00 - 10:00
Period 2 - 10:06 - 11:36
Period 3
      1st Lunch:  11:36 - 12:06, Class:  12:12 - 1:45
       2nd Lunch:  12:30 - 1:00, Class:  11:42 - 12:30 & 1:00 - 1:45
Period 5 - 1:51 - 3:17
No Homeroom
After school Weather:
Please wait OUTSIDE   ⛅

Happy Birthday!  🎂
Jose Sanchez


Students and Staff:  The Ram Shack will be OPEN during lunch on Friday. White Out Shirts will be available for purchase.!  (Cash or check only.)  GO RAMS!!

Students interested in SkillsUSA, please attend the 5 min. meeting today, immediately after school in Room F015 (Automotive shop).
National Honor Society applications are available in Ms. Hartman's room before or after school in room B121. Applications must be picked up by August 26th, no exceptions. See Ms. Hartman or Dr. Boster with questions. 

SENIORS: It's time to start thinking about creating a design for your senior class T-shirt. Submit appropriate designs to Mrs. Weland in B120 or Ms. Mullen in B108 no later than Wednesday, September 7th.

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) will kick-off the year with our first meeting THIS FRIDAY MORNING @ 7:15AM in the Library!!  Everyone is welcome!  Come to meet friends, have bible study, and eat Panera bagels!  See Mrs. Behrens with questions.
Do you see yourself as a leader?  Do you want to get involved in a great student organization that will teach you leadership skills and offer you opportunities to meet other students like you all over Nebraska and this country?  Come learn about FCCLA (Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America)!  We are meeting next Thursday, September 1st in F007A (Mrs. Krist's room) at 3:30pm.  If you have ever taken or are taking any FCS class you can be a member of this student organization.  Questions, just ask Mrs. Krist. 
SENIORS BOYS: Are you interested in being a Mr. RHS Contestant this year? If so, you need to meet during homeroom on Thursday, September 1st in Ms. Mullen's room in B108 for an informational meeting.
Those students interested in being in DECA should plan to sign up and attend the 3rd Annual DECALYMPICS social activity this Saturday, August 27th from 2-5 p.m.  The event is filled with fun outdoor activities.  Come find out more about DECA.  The next regular meeting isMonday, August 29th at 6:30 p.m.  Those interested in being an officer of the leadership team should prepare to give a speech. We will begin fundraising at this meeting. Sign up outside of room A120.

GSA (Gender Sexuality Alliance) will meet tonight after school in B226. 

SOPHOMORES:   Order your class shirt and show your RAM pride.   Turn in your orders to your homeroom teacher or Mrs. Prochaska by Friday, August 26th.
RHS READERS will have our first after-school activity today, August 25, right after school.  All students interested in being in the club should come to the library by 3:30 for a literary GooseChase, followed by refreshments.  Come see what our club is all about!

Are you interested in social justice issues and activism? Ralston's FAIR Club will be hosting our annual Creating Inclusive Communities Workshop on Friday, September 2nd. This all-day workshop will teach you about becoming an advocate and an ally for all students at Ralston, and how you can help the Ralston and Omaha communities grow to be safer, more tolerant places for people of all types. Please see Mr. Garst in B208 ASAP, as there are limited spots available. 

Senior Hosted BBQ!  Friday, September 9th at 5:00pm until the start of the football game.  All classes are invited, cost is $3.00 but Seniors get a discount of $2.00 BACK!  Your ticket includes a hot dog, drink and chips.  See any senior class officer, Mrs. Weland, or Ms. Mullen to buy a ticket or with questions!  You must bring your student ID with your ticket for entry and the class with the highest attendance wins a prize!  GO RAMS!!
Students interested in applying to be an Outdoor Ed Counselor:  Please pick up an application now in the main office!  You must be in grades 10, 11, or 12 only.  These are due back to the Activities office by Friday, August 26th.  Remember, you must have teacher recommendations, do not wait until the last few days to start the application!

Looking for something fun to do after the Friday Night Football season opener versus Beatrice, August 26th?  Fans of all ages are invited to come check out the "$5 Taco Bar" sponsored by the Football Tailgate Committee in the RHS cafeteria.  There will be food, music, friends and fun from the end of the game until 11:00pm.  

Community Service Opportunity
Volunteer opportunity on Sunday, September 11 at Holy Cross Church at 48th and Woolworth.  We need volunteers to run game booths for our annual Irish Festival.  We need volunteers from 11 am to 6 pm.  You can volunteer for a 2 hour shift or you can sign up for more.  Contact Amy Haase at 402-553-5169 or email at dahaase@msn.com.  Make sure to bring a service hours sheet with you to get signed while you are there.

Wildewood elementary is looking for volunteers to help run the different activities at their Back to School Carnival on Thursday, September 15th.  They will have games, food, inflatables and prizes.  If you are interested in volunteering please click on the following link:

Activities/Athletics 

Girls Varsity Golf Invitational vs Lincoln - 9:00am - Away
Girls JV golf Invitational vs West Point Beemer - 9:00am - Away
JV Softball vs Papillion LaVista South - 3:30pm - Away
Varsity Softball vs Papillion LaVista South - 5:00pm - Away

BOYS BASKETBALL - If you are NOT out for a fall sport and plan on playing basketball this winter please attend a meeting in Coach Jackson's room (B122) Wednesday, August 31st immediately after school.   

A Look Ahead: 
Friday, August 26th
Bratfest - 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Varsity Football vs Beatrice - 7:00pm - Home

Saturday, August 27th
JV Football vs Omaha Skutt - 10:00am - Away
Varsity Softball Tournament vs Lincoln East - 11:00am - Away
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